The Dream

By Little Everywhere & Stitcher, Jane Marie

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Subscribers: 3348
Reviews: 21

totmom
 Oct 28, 2019
Great listen! very interesting!


 Oct 28, 2019


 Oct 14, 2019

mk
 Sep 29, 2019
Excellent podcast, delving not only into how MLMs work (or don't work), but also providing fascinating history of how they came to be. Appreciate that the podcast explores the societal factors that influence who gets sucked in and why.


 Jul 23, 2019
Great reporting and engaging episodes. Thanks for this!

Description

What if we told you that with zero experience and only a few hundred dollars down, this podcast could change your life? Well, we’d be lying. This season on The Dream, Jane Marie dives into the world of pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, and all the other businesses that require their members to recruit their nearest and dearest in hopes of a commission. Join us as we trace the path of get-rich schemes from Jane’s roots in rural Michigan all the way to the White House. 


Episode Date
Coming Soon...The Dream Season 2
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Oils, crystals, juices and more have been said to bring us eternal happiness and health- but how much of that is based in truth? Who benefits and loses from the wellness industry as a whole? We’ll be talking to some familiar voices and new ones about broader questions like these in Season 2 of the Dream- premiering December 9th.  

Nov 21, 2019
BONUS 4: How to Fire Your Boss
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Leaving an MLM can be the hardest part of the business. 

 

This is 4 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Oct 14, 2019
BONUS 3: Dream Stealers
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There’s no better way to build a loyal downline than with a magnetic atmosphere and a magnetic leader. Creating devotion to the cause is one technique that keeps the recruits flowing and the pipeline growing.  

 

This is 3 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Oct 07, 2019
BONUS 2: Humble Beginnings, Lavish Endings
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The unbelievable origin story of LulaRoe.

 

This is 2 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Sep 30, 2019
BONUS 1: Overpriced and Underwhelmed
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What happened when LulaRoe tried to save their business by operating less like an MLM? Exactly what you think if you’ve been listening long enough. Although this time, there are people in power that are mad, like file-a-lawsuit mad. 

 

This is 1 of 4 bonus episodes we’re releasing as additional reporting from season 1.

Sep 23, 2019
Introducing Mob Queens
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Check out Mob Queens, a new podcast from the team at Stitcher! Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael Seligman (writer, RuPaul’s Drag Race) are obsessed. They piece together Anna's story, racing between speakeasies, mob informants and former drag queens. But will their heroine's secrets unlock more than they want to know about Anna... and themselves? Mob Queens is out NOW - listen wherever you get your podcasts.

Aug 19, 2019
11: And That’s When I Woke Up
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When a job becomes a hobby. This episode is sponsored by Robinhood (THEDREAM.robinhood.com) and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEDREAM).
Dec 03, 2018
10: The American Way
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The dream of our founders is alive. This episode is sponsored by Bombas (www.bombas.com/THEDREAM code: THEDREAM) and Article (www.article.com/THEDREAM).
Nov 26, 2018
9: Leave a Message
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A wise woman once said, “You need to go.” This episode is sponsored by Bombas (www.bombas.com/THEDREAM code: THEDREAM) and Policygenius (www.policygenius.com).
Nov 12, 2018
8: Destination Amazing
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The road to success is paved with convention tickets. This episode is sponsored by Quip (www.getquip.com/THEDREAM) and Article (www.article.com/THEDREAM).
Nov 05, 2018
7: Lazy, Stupid, Greedy or Dead
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What’s holding you back from reaching your full potential? This episode is sponsored by Article (www.article.com/THEDREAM) and Policygenius (www.policygenius.com).
Oct 29, 2018
6: How a Dream Becomes a Nightmare
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Be careful what you wish for, unless it's debt.
Oct 22, 2018
5: Do You Party?
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Friends are the family you choose to add to your downline.
Oct 15, 2018
4: The Mind is a Fertile Field
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If you dream it, you can (probably?) achieve it. This episode is sponsored by Quip (www.getquip.com/THEDREAM).
Oct 08, 2018
3: Yes, I Would Like To Swim In Cash
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The fortune you seek can be yours for just $169 down.
Oct 01, 2018
2: Women’s Work
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When opportunity knocks, open the front door.
Sep 24, 2018
1: Wanna Swim in Cash?
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There’s nothing as intoxicating as piles of money, unless the Feds are watching you count it. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/THEDREAM).
Sep 24, 2018
Coming Soon...The Dream
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We’ve all got that friend or cousin who steadily hawks some overpriced miracle drink, leggings, or shampoo on social media. They aren’t just trying to sell you something, but would like to offer you the opportunity of a lifetime to achieve riches while working from home on your own terms. You’ve probably been too afraid, or too loving, or too reasonable to confront them. Not us. This season on The Dream we go inside the world of multi-level marketing to expose this pyramid-shaped business model for what it is. Join us on this bizarre journey filled with snake oil salesmen, shifty millionaires, struggling single moms, and a few sweet grandmas.
Sep 06, 2018